This is an interesting article just on the face of it. What makes it cooler, is that it wasn’t published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette or Tribune Review.
When I first heard about what the Hill District used to be like, I was bummed that I never got to hear all that great jazz. The neighborhood is really a hell-hole now and I sincerely hope the renewal projects are successful.
A Black Enclave in Pittsburgh Is Revived
By LYNETTE CLEMETSON
“PITTSBURGH – Most people look puzzled when Steven Radney talks about moving from a quiet town south of Pittsburgh into the Hill District, one of the poorest, most beleaguered areas of the city. When they ask gingerly what he hopes to gain from the move, Mr. Radney answers, ‘an experience.'”